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Major Employers in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas (with number of employees)

Cedar Rapids Area

Manufacturing Businesses

Rockwell Collins, Inc. – 8425

Whirlpool Corporation – 2273

Quaker Oats – 1100

General Mills, Inc. – 658

Gazette Communications-510

Cargill – 420

PMX Industries-370

International Paper-354

Schneider Electric-333

Clipper Windpower-315

Penford Products-206

Cedar Rapids Area

Non-Manufacturing Businesses

CRST International - 5935

Transamerica – 3500

St. Luke's Hospital – 2700

Hy-Vee Food Stores – 2608

Cedar Rapids Comm. Schools – 2569

Mercy Medical Center – 2300

City of Cedar Rapids – 1280

Wal Mart Stores, Inc. – 1141

Linn-Mar Community Schools – 947

Alliant Energy – 881

Yellowbook USA-857

Nordstrom Direct-851

Linn County Offices – 850

College Community Schools-704

Verizon Business-675

Van Meter, Inc. - 600

Toyota Financial Services Center-600

APAC Customer Services-600

Target Stores-600

GE Capital Americas-600


U.S. Cellular-549

Grant Wood Area Education Agency-500

United States Postal Serivce-478

GreatAmerica Financial Srvs - 396

Physician's Clinic of Iowa-351

Four Oaks, Inc.-314

Intermec Technologies Corp.-250

The Arc of East Central Iowa-500

Stamats Communications-130


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Iowa City Area

Manufacturing Businesses

Rockwell International-Collins Aviation &

Comm.Division – 820

Centro, Inc. – 818

International Automotive Components-805

Procter and Gamble – 500

Oral B Laboratories – 460

Moore Wallace – 234


Iowa City Area

Non-Manufacturing Businesses

The University of Iowa – 21,043

U of I Hospital & Clinics – 7738

Iowa City Comm. Schools – 1700

American College Testing (ACT) – 1427

VA Medical Center – 1351

Mercy Hospital – 1305

Pearson Educational Measurement – 1152

Integrated DNA Technologies– 781

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort-744

Systems Unlimited – 700

City of Iowa City – 641

Johnson County Government – 515

Hawkeye Food Systems – 500

Vangent, Inc.-438

Hy-Vee Food Stores – 430

Hills Bank & Trust – 355

GEICO Direct Auto Insurance – 312

Goodwill Industries – 300

UI Community Credit Union - 280

Target – 200

West Music-170

Wal-Mart – 150

Corridor Startup Companies

Iowa City Start Ups

Cedar Rapids  Start Ups

Other Helpful Job Search Websites:

Jobs@Uiowa (UI job openings)

Corridor Jobs

Career Builder


Simply Hired

Corridor Job Club


Local Colleges and Universities


Kirkwood Community College –


Augustana College-650

Grinnell College – 600

St. Ambrose University – 500

Coe College – 351

Cornell College – 350

Mt. Mercy College – 280



Iowa City Chamber of Commerce; Priority1; Iowa City Area Development Group

Fastest Growing Corridor Companies:

Lattice Communications Inc

Compass Commercial Services  

MD Molding 

Midwest Microwave Solutions Inc. 

Genova Technologies Inc. 

Select Structural Engineering 



Crystal Group Inc.   

MediRevv Inc. 

Circle Computer Resources Inc. 

ESP International 

LimoLink Inc. 

Cedar Ridge Vineyards 

Clickstop Inc. 

Innovative Software Engineering LLC 

Infinity Contact Inc. 

Tri-County Enterprises 


Hawkeye Communication/Fandel Alarm 

Neumiller Electric Inc. 

Centro Inc. 

Communications Engineering Company 

Collective Data Inc. 

World Trend Financial  


Corridor Business Journal Coolest Places to Work 2014:

The Coolest Places to Work identifies and honors local companies that have created the most engaging and rewarding work environments.

American Heart Association  

AW Welt Ambrisco Insurance Inc. 

Bankers Trust Company
Big Brothers Big Sisters of CR
Brucemore Inc.
Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Clickstop Inc.
Corridor Chiropractic of IA PLC
Crystal Group Inc.
de Novo Alternative Marketing
DiffStrat Companies Inc.
EarthView Environmental Inc.
ESCO Group
Hawkins Wealth Management
MidWestOne Bank
Millhiser Smith Agency Inc.
Oaknoll Retirement Residence
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
Rausch Productions
University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Van Meter Inc


The following links include valuable information regarding area demographics, schools, clubs, organizations, and arts/entertainment. The Corridor is a diverse community with a wealth of offerings. Take a look!

Iowa General Information

Information on living, working in Iowa:

"Consider Iowa" program: career opportunities, living in Iowa, local events, etc.:

Information for Women: Iowa Commission on the Status of Women

Career Information for GLBTQ:: Out at Work (Courtesy of Wartburg College)

Iowa City Area

Iowa City area demographics :

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce:

Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD):

Iowa City and Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau:

Cedar Rapids Area

Cedar Rapids area demographics:

Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce:

Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau:

Corridor Resources

Corridor Parents:

Diversity Focus:

Entrepreneurial Development Center:

Organizations geared toward young professionals:,

Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance: upcoming area events, attractions and activities:

The University of Iowa Resources

UI Centers for Enterprise:

UI Housing Resources:

UI Family Services Office:

UI Staff Language and Culture Services:

The University Club Newcomers' Division:

The University of Iowa Staff Language and Culture Services:

               Networking Groups: Corridor Job Club             Corridor Job Club Meetup

                                                Corridor Networking Group:



Area Maps: Iowa/City Coralville (pdf)

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